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Celtic Announcements for 3/2/15

It’s Monday Celts, and it’s the last week of the 1st 6wk grading period.  Hopefully after you had a blast at the Talent Show, you buckled down and spent the weekend doing the best work you possibly could have for your teachers.  If you’re earning that A right now, pat yourself on the back.  If not, get to work, because the grades are going home this weekend.      

 

Attention ALL football players!! Please meet in the upper gym Today at 2:30pm. This is for all football players (including Seniors if you wish).

 

There will be a brief meeting Wednesday, March 4 for any junior girls interested in learning about the  Distinguished Young Women of Keizer Scholarship Program. Coffee, donuts and information will be available in the Connection Center from 7:30 -8:00 AM.  Girls who participated locally last year received a total of $4000 in scholarship money. Girls who participate at the state level are eligible to attend selected colleges for free. Last years participants will be there to share their experiences and answer your questions. Please join us.

 

A reminder to all students interested in signing up for the Asian Youth Leadership Conference, please get your registration & student ambassador forms to Ms. Hanson in the counseling office as soon as possible.

 

Rotary Club is for ages 12-18, we are trying to recruit a lot of young people to be involved in this club so we can help out the community on any events we can do and come up with. This club also helps for students who needs community service hours for school for their requirements. We meet in room 216 every other Tuesday at 2:30 in Mr. Lomax’s room: he is one of the teacher that joins with us along with Mr. Handley.

 

The 14th annual  African American Youth Leadership Conference will take place at Chemeketa Community College on Friday April 10 2015, all students in Salem Keizer Schools are invited to promote positive youth development in African  American Youth and multicultural youth of African Descent.  If you are interested in this opportunity please pick up an application from Kim Ginther in the counseling office and return the completed form to the counseling center by March 4.  If you have questions Ms. Pittsley in the counseling office is available to answer them.

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

“Saludos!  Dreamers’ Club now meets on Thursdays, 2:30pm, in Room 140.  See Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville if you have questions.”

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144.

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

 

Celtic Announcements for 2/27/15

Happy Friday Celts, I hope you have a date for the Talent Show tonight, if not, just show up with group of friends and get ready to be thoroughly entertained.  Teachers, please take a moment to tally the students dressed up for today’s Class Theme day.  The Freshman are Sporting Sports Gear, the Sophomores are Tie Dyed, the Juniors are on Safari, and the Seniors are celebrating their inner Princesses.  When you are done please put your name on the sheet and place it back in Mr. Heimerdinger’s box by the end of the day.  See you at the Pep Assembly.    

 

Attention ALL football players!! Please meet in the upper gym on Monday, March 2nd at 2:30pm. This is for all football players (including Seniors if you wish).

 

There will be a brief meeting Wednesday, March 4 for any junior girls interested in learning about the  Distinguished Young Women of Keizer Scholarship Program. Coffee, donuts and information will be available in the Connection Center from 7:30 -8:00 AM.

 

Girls who participated locally last year received a total of $4000 in scholarship money. Girls who participate at the state level are eligible to attend selected colleges for free. Last years participants will be there to share their experiences and answer your questions. Please join us.

 

Blood Drive Volunteers, we need your sign-up sheets back as soon as possible.  Please deliver them to Mr. Heimerdinger’s room before the end of the day.  

 

We have a big playoff game next week on Tuesday if you want to get some energy to cheer extra loud during the game, then come to the pizza party before playoff game, you have to rsvp to the party by telling Meredith you’re coming by THIS FRIDAY 2/27 NO LATER, it will cost $4 to get into the game with an ASB card.

 

A reminder to all students interested in signing up for the Asian Youth Leadership Conference, please get your registration & student ambassador forms to Ms. Hanson in the counseling office as soon as possible.

 

Rotary Club is for ages 12-18, we are trying to recruit a lot of young people to be involved in this club so we can help out the community on any events we can do and come up with. This club also helps for students who needs community service hours for school for their requirements. We meet in room 216 every other Tuesday at 2:30 in Mr. Lomax’s room: he is one of the teacher that joins with us along with Mr. Handley.

 

The 14th annual  African American Youth Leadership Conference will take place at Chemeketa Community College on Friday April 10 2015, all students in Salem Keizer Schools are invited to promote positive youth development in African  American Youth and multicultural youth of African Descent.  If you are interested in this opportunity please pick up an application from Kim Ginther in the counseling office and return the completed form to the counseling center by march 4.  If you have questions Ms. Pittsley in the counseling office is available to answer them.

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Wanting to get the morning started right? Don't forget to eat some breakfast for a good start. Starting this Thursday the cafeteria will now be offering breakfast in two locations. There will be quick grab and go breakfast offered in the gym hallway where the pizza is served. And regular breakfast still served in the main part of the cafeteria. So don't start your day hungry.

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

There are many lost and found items in the main office.  If you have lost glasses, jewelry, cell phones, please come in with a description and we will see if we have it.

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Are you taking advanced classes in math and science?  Have you considered a career in applied science or engineering?

The local society of engineers is putting on a tour and luncheon on Feb. 24 for students considering a career in engineering.

Please see Mr. Stuivenga in room 50 if you would for more information or to sign up.

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

“Saludos!  Dreamers’ Club now meets on Thursdays, 2:30pm, in Room 140.  See Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville if you have questions.”

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144. The club has begun dance classes in Mrs. Faris's room after school and anyone can come try it out. We will have dance styles such as Cumbia, Meregue, Bachata, and any others you might want to learn. So come and join us and learn a few moves !

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

Celtic Announcements for 2/26/15

A wise man once said “Here, there, and everywhere.  Hip, Hip, it’s hip to be square.”  I hope you have taken the words of Huey Lewis to heart today and are proudly sporting your Nerdy style.  2nd period teachers, please take a moment to tally the # of students dressed up today, and remember tomorrow is your class theme day, and your last day to earn class of the year points for the week.    

 

Blood Drive Volunteers, we need your sign-up sheets back as soon as possible.  Please deliver them to Mr. Heimerdinger’s room before the end of the day.  

 

Keizer Elementary is need of Volunteers for it’s Literacy night, this Thursday from 5:30 to 8:00.  If you would like to get Community Service Hours and work with Elementary students in our neighborhood, please see Mr. Heimerdinger after school in room 53 TODAY!

 

We have a big playoff game next week on Tuesday if you want to get some energy to cheer extra loud during the game, then come to the pizza party before playoff game, you have to rsvp to the party by telling Meredith you’re coming by THIS FRIDAY 2/27 NO LATER, it will cost $4 to get into the game with an ASB card.

 

A reminder to all students interested in signing up for the Asian Youth Leadership Conference, please get your registration & student ambassador forms to Ms. Hanson in the counseling office as soon as possible.

 

Rotary Club is for ages 12-18, we are trying to recruit a lot of young people to be involved in this club so we can help out the community on any events we can do and come up with. This club also helps for students who needs community service hours for school for their requirements. We meet in room 216 every other Tuesday at 2:30 in Mr. Lomax’s room: he is one of the teacher that joins with us along with Mr. Handley.

 

The 14th annual  African American Youth Leadership Conference will take place at Chemeketa Community College on Friday April 10 2015, all students in Salem Keizer Schools are invited to promote positive youth development in African  American Youth and multicultural youth of African Descent.  If you are interested in this opportunity please pick up an application from Kim Ginther in the counseling office and return the completed form to the counseling center by march 4.  If you have questions Ms. Pittsley in the counseling office is available to answer them.

 

Sophomores, your president Brittany Brown would like to remind you to wear your Tie Dye on Friday.  

 

Do you want to be the District Spelling Bee Champion and win $200?  First you’ll have to be the McNary Spelling Champion, so if you’re interested in competing, you must attend a meeting with Mr. Heimerdinger today after school in room 53!  The spelling contest will be next Thursday right after school, if you ride the bus we can arrange for a bus pass so you don’t miss out on this opportunity for fame and fortune in the world of S P E L L I N G.  

 

Congratulate any wrestlers on their performance this weekend at the District Wrestling Tournament.  As a team, they finished 3rd in a well fought battle against some strong opponents.  After finishing 4th as a team in the dual meet schedule, we improved our spot up one spot and qualified 7 wrestlers to the State Tournament and placed 13!  8 of the district placers will be returning to our lineup next year and should provide us with a healthy competitive start next year!

 

Placers:

 

106lbs:  Joey Kibbey 2nd (State Qualifier)

113lbs:  Riley Repp 5th place

120lbs:  Brayden Ebbs 2nd place (State Qualifier)

126lbs:  Jon Phelps 2nd place (State Qualifier)

132lbs:  Mike Phelps 2nd place (State Qualifier)

145lbs:  Wyatt Kesler 3rd place (State Qualifier)

152lbs:  Carlos Vincent 6th place

160lbs:  Ryan Edsall 6th place

170lbs:  Taran Purkey 3rd place (State Qualifier), Gage Mance 4th place (1st alternate)

182lbs:  Isaiah Putnam 6th place

195lbs:  Alvaro Venegas 1st place (State Qualifier and District Champ)

285lbs:  Keifer Smith 4th place (1st alternate)

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

This Friday is going to be a big ol’ day Celts, we have a Pep Assembly run in the morning, then that night we will have the Annual MCNARY TALENT SHOW!  We have 10 Amazing Perfomances and a class competition Lip Sync Battle.  The night will be a blast and tickets are $5 at the door.  Show up at 6:00 to buy a ticket and doors open at 6:30.

 

The First Round ASB Candidates Meeting is this Thursday afterschool in room 53.  This is a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in running for class president, ASB President, or one of the Executive Board positions like Elections Official or Public Relations Officer.  We are getting ready to choose the leaders for the 2015-2016 school year, so encourage the strong leaders you know to show up to the meeting.  

 

Spring Sports Paperwork is now available in the Athletic Office. Spring Sports include: Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Tennis and Boy/Girls Golf. Please stop by and see Meridith to pick up your paperwork. The deadline is February 25th.

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Wanting to get the morning started right? Don't forget to eat some breakfast for a good start. Starting this Thursday the cafeteria will now be offering breakfast in two locations. There will be quick grab and go breakfast offered in the gym hallway where the pizza is served. And regular breakfast still served in the main part of the cafeteria. So don't start your day hungry.

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

On Wednesday,Feb 25th, the Relay for Life team is showing "The Fault in our Stars" in room 261 at 2:30pm.  Free soda pop and chips will be served for your enjoyment while watching the movie.  Donations are welcome and 100% of the money will go to the American Cancer Society.  We look forward to seeing you there!  

 

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

McNary’s Talent Show is coming up on the 27th of February, that’ll be here before you know it…   Make sure you're keeping that evening free and go ahead and plan to get a date and come enjoy the show.  

 

There are many lost and found items in the main office.  If you have lost glasses, jewelry, cell phones, please come in with a description and we will see if we have it.

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Are you taking advanced classes in math and science?  Have you considered a career in applied science or engineering?

The local society of engineers is putting on a tour and luncheon on Feb. 24 for students considering a career in engineering.

Please see Mr. Stuivenga in room 50 if you would for more information or to sign up.

 

Anyone interested in Lacrosse is invited to attend the Lacrosse conditioning that will be running Monday thru Friday starting now.  Here’s the schedule… Monday-mile run, Tuesday and Thursday- agility and sprinting, Wednesday- stick day, play catch, shoot around, Friday- fun day, games ( touch football, relay)  bring cleats for that.  You should plan on bringing running shoes, water, snacks. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience required.

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

“Saludos!  Dreamers’ Club now meets on Thursdays, 2:30pm, in Room 140.  See Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville if you have questions.”

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144. The club has begun dance classes in Mrs. Faris's room after school and anyone can come try it out. We will have dance styles such as Cumbia, Meregue, Bachata, and any others you might want to learn. So come and join us and learn a few moves !

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

Celtic Announcements for 2/24/15

Aloha Celts, and welcome to BEACH DAY.   2nd Period teachers please use the tally sheets that were in your box to take note of how many Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are dressed up for Beach Day today.  Tomorrow is Superhero day and we’ll have you counting again so Celts, dust off your tights, capes, and high boots so you’ll be ready for action should evil villains try taking over the school.  Please remember not to wear masks in the halls or bring weapons, fake or otherwise to school with you tomorrow. (Super Powers are OK)  

 

Blood Drive Volunteers, we need your sign-up sheets back as soon as possible.  Please deliver them to Mr. Heimerdinger’s room before the end of the day.  

 

Keizer Elementary is need of Volunteers for it’s Literacy night, this Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00.  If you would like to get Community Service Hours and work with Elementary students in our neighborhood, please see Mr. Heimerdinger after school in room 53 TODAY!

 

A reminder to all students interested in signing up for the Asian Youth Leadership Conference, please get your registration & student ambassador forms to Ms. Hanson in the counseling office as soon as possible.

 

Rotary Club is for ages 12-18, we are trying to recruit a lot of young people to be involved in this club so we can help out the community on any events we can do and come up with. This club also helps for students who needs community service hours for school for their requirements. We meet in room 216 meet every other Tuesday at 2:30 in Mr. Lomax room, he is one of the teacher that joins with us along with Mr. Handley.

 

The 14th annual  African American Youth Leadership Conference will take place at Chemeketa Community College on Friday April 10 2015, all students in Salem Keizer Schools are invited to promote positive youth development in African  American Youth and multicultural youth of African Descent.  If you are interested in this opportunity please pick up an application from Kim Ginther in the counseling office and return the completed form to the counseling center by march 4.  If you have questions Ms. Pittsley in the counseling office is available to answer them.

 

Sophomores, your president Brittany Brown would like to remind you to wear your Tie Dye on Friday.  

 

Do you want to be the District Spelling Bee Champion and win $200?  First you’ll have to be the McNary Spelling Champion, so if you’re interested in competing, you must attend a meeting with Mr. Heimerdinger today after school in room 53!  The spelling contest will be next Thursday right after school, if you ride the bus we can arrange for a bus pass so you don’t miss out on this opportunity for fame and fortune in the world of S P E L L I N G.  

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

This Friday is going to be a big ol’ day Celts, we have a Pep Assembly run in the morning, then that night we will have the Annual MCNARY TALENT SHOW!  We have 10 Amazing Perfomances and a class competition Lip Sync Battle.  The night will be a blast and tickets are $5 at the door.  Show up at 6:00 to buy a ticket and doors open at 6:30.

 

The First Round ASB Candidates Meeting is this Thursday afterschool in room 53.  This is a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in running for class president, ASB President, or one of the Executive Board positions like Elections Official or Public Relations Officer.  We are getting ready to choose the leaders for the 2015-2016 school year, so encourage the strong leaders you know to show up to the meeting.  

 

Spring Sports Paperwork is now available in the Athletic Office. Spring Sports include: Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Tennis and Boy/Girls Golf. Please stop by and see Meridith to pick up your paperwork. The deadline is February 25th.

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Wanting to get the morning started right? Don't forget to eat some breakfast for a good start. Starting this Thursday the cafeteria will now be offering breakfast in two locations. There will be quick grab and go breakfast offered in the gym hallway where the pizza is served. And regular breakfast still served in the main part of the cafeteria. So don't start your day hungry.

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

On Wednesday,Feb 25th, the Relay for Life team is showing "The Fault in our Stars" in room 261 at 2:30pm.  Free soda pop and chips will be served for your enjoyment while watching the movie.  Donations are welcome and 100% of the money will go to the American Cancer Society.  We look forward to seeing you there!  

 

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

McNary’s Talent Show is coming up on the 27th of February, that’ll be here before you know it…   Make sure you're keeping that evening free and go ahead and plan to get a date and come enjoy the show.  

 

There are many lost and found items in the main office.  If you have lost glasses, jewelry, cell phones, please come in with a description and we will see if we have it.

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Are you taking advanced classes in math and science?  Have you considered a career in applied science or engineering?

The local society of engineers is putting on a tour and luncheon on Feb. 24 for students considering a career in engineering.

Please see Mr. Stuivenga in room 50 if you would for more information or to sign up.

 

Anyone interested in Lacrosse is invited to attend the Lacrosse conditioning that will be running Monday thru Friday starting now.  Here’s the schedule… Monday-mile run, Tuesday and Thursday- agility and sprinting, Wednesday- stick day, play catch, shoot around, Friday- fun day, games ( touch football, relay)  bring cleats for that.  You should plan on bringing running shoes, water, snacks. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience required.

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

Every Thursday the Dreamers’ Club meeting will be held  in Room 140 afterschool.  If you have questions talk to Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville.

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144. The club has begun dance classes in Mrs. Faris's room after school and anyone can come try it out. We will have dance styles such as Cumbia, Meregue, Bachata, and any others you might want to learn. So come and join us and learn a few moves !

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

Celtic Announcements for 2/23/15

Rise and Shine Celts!  You may have rolled into school today wearing your Jammies, but now it’s time to get down to bussiness.  2nd Period teachers please use the tally sheets that were in your box to take note of how many Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are dressed up for PJ Day today.  Tomorrow is Beach day and we’ll have you counting again so Celts, get your straw hats, flip flops and the brightest Hawaiian shirt you’ve got and come to school in style.   

 

Do you want to be the District Spelling Bee Champion and win $200?  First you’ll have to be the McNary Spelling Champion, so if you’re interested in competing, sign up outside Mr. Heimerdinger’s room by Tuesday Afternoon!  The spelling contest will be next Thursday right after school, if you ride the bus we can arrange for a bus pass so you don’t miss out on this opportunity for fame and fortune in the world of S P E L L I N G.  

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

This Friday is going to be a big ol’ day Celts, we have a Pep Assembly run in the morning, then that night we will have the Annual MCNARY TALENT SHOW!  We have 10 Amazing Perfomances and a class competition Lip Sync Battle.  The night will be a blast and tickets are $5 at the door.  Show up at 6:00 to buy a ticket and doors open at 6:30.

 

The First Round ASB Candidates Meeting is this Thursday afterschool in room 53.  This is a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in running for class president, ASB President, or one of the Executive Board positions like Elections Official or Public Relations Officer.  We are getting ready to choose the leaders for the 2015-2016 school year, so encourage the strong leaders you know to show up to the meeting.  

 

Spring Sports Paperwork is now available in the Athletic Office. Spring Sports include: Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Tennis and Boy/Girls Golf. Please stop by and see Meridith to pick up your paperwork. The deadline is February 25th.

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Wanting to get the morning started right? Don't forget to eat some breakfast for a good start. Starting this Thursday the cafeteria will now be offering breakfast in two locations. There will be quick grab and go breakfast offered in the gym hallway where the pizza is served. And regular breakfast still served in the main part of the cafeteria. So don't start your day hungry.

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

On Wednesday,Feb 25th, the Relay for Life team is showing "The Fault in our Stars" in room 261 at 2:30pm.  Free soda pop and chips will be served for your enjoyment while watching the movie.  Donations are welcome and 100% of the money will go to the American Cancer Society.  We look forward to seeing you there!  

 

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

McNary’s Talent Show is coming up on the 27th of February, that’ll be here before you know it…   Make sure you're keeping that evening free and go ahead and plan to get a date and come enjoy the show.  

 

There are many lost and found items in the main office.  If you have lost glasses, jewelry, cell phones, please come in with a description and we will see if we have it.

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Are you taking advanced classes in math and science?  Have you considered a career in applied science or engineering?

The local society of engineers is putting on a tour and luncheon on Feb. 24 for students considering a career in engineering.

Please see Mr. Stuivenga in room 50 if you would for more information or to sign up.

 

Anyone interested in Lacrosse is invited to attend the Lacrosse conditioning that will be running Monday thru Friday starting now.  Here’s the schedule… Monday-mile run, Tuesday and Thursday- agility and sprinting, Wednesday- stick day, play catch, shoot around, Friday- fun day, games ( touch football, relay)  bring cleats for that.  You should plan on bringing running shoes, water, snacks. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience required.

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

Every Thursday the Dreamers’ Club meeting will be held  in Room 140 afterschool.  If you have questions talk to Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville.

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144. The club has begun dance classes in Mrs. Faris's room after school and anyone can come try it out. We will have dance styles such as Cumbia, Meregue, Bachata, and any others you might want to learn. So come and join us and learn a few moves !

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

 

Celtic Announcements for 2/20/15

Good Morning Celts.  It’s Friday and you are now 4 weeks in to the 2nd Semester.  That’s 2 more weeks until progress grades come out, and 14 weeks until Summer Vacation.  Get er’ Done Celts!

 

Do you want to be the District Spelling Bee Champion and win $200?  First you’ll have to be the McNary Spelling Champion, so if you’re interested in competing, sign up outside Mr. Heimerdinger’s room TODAY.  The spelling contest will be next Thursday right after school, if you ride the bus we can arrange for a bus pass so you don’t miss out on this opportunity for fame and fortune in the world of S P E L L I N G.  

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

Next week is spirit week Celts! Leading up to an eventful Friday with a Assembly and the Talent show! Monday you can just roll out of bed because it's Pajama day, Tuesday is Beach day, Wednesday is Superhero Day - Please no Masks or Weapons, Thursday is Nerd day so grab your glasses and chemistry books, and finally Friday is your class theme! Make sure to check up with your class presidents to find out what to wear if you have any questions. Your participation will be tracked and the winners for each day will earn class of the year points.  

 

Spring Sports Paperwork is now available in the Athletic Office. Spring Sports include: Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Tennis and Boy/Girls Golf. Please stop by and see Meridith to pick up your paperwork. The deadline is February 25th.

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

Come out and cheer on your districts winning Girls high school bowling team on February 20th-22nd at Firebird Lanes, to take home the state title. We could use all the support we could get. If any questions ask Brittney Kiser or Scott Bridger. Hope to see you there.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Wanting to get the morning started right? Don't forget to eat some breakfast for a good start. Starting this Thursday the cafeteria will now be offering breakfast in two locations. There will be quick grab and go breakfast offered in the gym hallway where the pizza is served. And regular breakfast still served in the main part of the cafeteria. So don't start your day hungry.

 

Do you want to be next year’s ASB President?  Do you think you have what it takes to be your Class President?  Maybe you love Community Service or Public Relations and want to lead projects for your school to get your classmates involved.  If this sounds like something for you, then you need to come to the First Round ASB Candidates Meeting on February 26th afterschool in room 53.  This is a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in running for one of these positions.  We are getting ready to choose the leaders for the 2015-2016 school year, so encourage the strong leaders you know to get involved.  

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

On Wednesday,Feb 25th, the Relay for Life team is showing "The Fault in our Stars" in room 261 at 2:30pm.  Free soda pop and chips will be served for your enjoyment while watching the movie.  Donations are welcome and 100% of the money will go to the American Cancer Society.  We look forward to seeing you there!  

 

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

McNary’s Talent Show is coming up on the 27th of February, that’ll be here before you know it…   Make sure you're keeping that evening free and go ahead and plan to get a date and come enjoy the show.  

 

There are many lost and found items in the main office.  If you have lost glasses, jewelry, cell phones, please come in with a description and we will see if we have it.

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Are you taking advanced classes in math and science?  Have you considered a career in applied science or engineering?

The local society of engineers is putting on a tour and luncheon on Feb. 24 for students considering a career in engineering.

Please see Mr. Stuivenga in room 50 if you would for more information or to sign up.

 

Anyone interested in Lacrosse is invited to attend the Lacrosse conditioning that will be running Monday thru Friday starting now.  Here’s the schedule… Monday-mile run, Tuesday and Thursday- agility and sprinting, Wednesday- stick day, play catch, shoot around, Friday- fun day, games ( touch football, relay)  bring cleats for that.  You should plan on bringing running shoes, water, snacks. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience required.

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

Every Thursday the Dreamers’ Club meeting will be held  in Room 140 afterschool.  If you have questions talk to Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville.

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144. The club has begun dance classes in Mrs. Faris's room after school and anyone can come try it out. We will have dance styles such as Cumbia, Meregue, Bachata, and any others you might want to learn. So come and join us and learn a few moves !

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

Celtic Announcements for 2/19/15

Good Morning Celts, Happy Thursday...  

 

Seniors!  Have you started an online OSAC application and need your high school transcript uploaded to your application?  If so, please let the registrar know by filling out your Transcript Request Log located in the counseling office.  

 

Next week is spirit week Celts! Leading up to an eventful Friday with a Assembly and the Talent show! Monday you can just roll out of bed because it's Pajama day, Tuesday is Beach day, Wednesday is Superhero Day - Please no Masks or Weapons, Thursday is Nerd day so grab your glasses and chemistry books, and finally Friday is your class theme! Make sure to check up with your class presidents to find out what to wear if you have any questions. Your participation will be tracked and the winners for each day will earn class of the year points.  

 

Spring Sports Paperwork is now available in the Athletic Office. Spring Sports include: Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Tennis and Boy/Girls Golf. Please stop by and see Meridith to pick up your paperwork. The deadline is February 25th.

 

State Swimming is Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20th and 21st at Mt. Hood Community College Aquatic Center.  A big CONGRATS to Marissa Kuch for being District Champ and setting a new school record!  Our state qualifiers include:

Marissa Kuch - 100/200 Freestyle (District Champion in both, set a new school record in the 200FR)

And in the 200 and 400 Freestyle relays: Jewel Boyd, Sarah Eckert, Josie Ellis (she goes to Western Mennonite), and Marissa Kuch.

 

Intramural Basketball is back! Any McNary student who is not participating in a spring sport can play. Teams can be all boys, all girls, or co-ed.  New this year----teams may have two varsity basketball players if they are different genders.  Participation is free but players need to wear gym appropriate shoes and have good attendance and behavior on game days. Teams are due to Mrs. Reichle Bailon in Room 255 or Mrs. Cleary in the Gym by March 4th. Games will start March 10th.

 

Come out and cheer on your districts winning Girls high school bowling team on February 20th-22nd at Firebird Lanes, to take home the state title. We could use all the support we could get. If any questions ask Brittney Kiser or Scott Bridger. Hope to see you there.

 

INTERSTED IN PREPARING FOR COLLEGE? College Prep Checklists for 9th through 12th graders are now available in the connection center. Pick yours up today!

 

Wanting to get the morning started right? Don't forget to eat some breakfast for a good start. Starting this Thursday the cafeteria will now be offering breakfast in two locations. There will be quick grab and go breakfast offered in the gym hallway where the pizza is served. And regular breakfast still served in the main part of the cafeteria. So don't start your day hungry.

 

Do you want to be next year’s ASB President?  Do you think you have what it takes to be your Class President?  Maybe you love Community Service or Public Relations and want to lead projects for your school to get your classmates involved.  If this sounds like something for you, then you need to come to the First Round ASB Candidates Meeting on February 26th afterschool in room 53.  This is a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in running for one of these positions.  We are getting ready to choose the leaders for the 2015-2016 school year, so encourage the strong leaders you know to get involved.  

 

Do you have long hair?  Do you want to help children with Cancer feel better about themselves?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you will want to sign up to donate to Locks of Love as part of the March Cancer Awareness Month Assembly.  If you can donate 9 inches of non-bleached hair, then we’ll set you up with a free cut and style from a local salon.  Sign up outside room 53 for more information.

 

Remember how stressed you were to bring your grades up at the end of last semester? Or maybe you were fine, but your friends were having kittens*? Bring yourself and your friends to study hall after school in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm and be the boss of turning in every assignment and studying for every test. Take advantage of our super smart study hall tutors, free food, and free academic planners, and you will own this semester. Then you can go play in the sun while everyone else is desparately trying to make up missing work before summer break.If you can't come after school, come to Wednesday Morning Study Hall in the Student Connection Center from 7:00-8:00am.

 

Attention musically inclined students: We have two new Music Study Halls just for you! Two brilliant music majors from Corban University are volunteering their time to help you with Music Theory, Sight Reading, Oral Dictation, Composition, and other music-related problem areas.  Music Study Halls are in the Student Connection Center on Thursdays during both A and B lunches, and on Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

   

On Wednesday,Feb 25th, the Relay for Life team is showing "The Fault in our Stars" in room 261 at 2:30pm.  Free soda pop and chips will be served for your enjoyment while watching the movie.  Donations are welcome and 100% of the money will go to the American Cancer Society.  We look forward to seeing you there!  

 

The World of Work class has been working hard all year to keep McNary Green by emptying and sorting through the blue recycling bins in each of your classes.  Please, help out by putting your recyclable items in this bag whenever you can, this includes paper, pop cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard.  This does not include, paper towels, trash, or anything with food debris on it.  Thanks for saving the planet Celts.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies every Thursday during A and B Lunches.  You can choose from chocolate chip or M & M.  The cookies are 35 cents each, or 3 for a dollar.  The cookies not only taste good, but they also meet the Oregon state nutritional guidelines.  

 

McNary’s Talent Show is coming up on the 27th of February, that’ll be here before you know it…   Make sure you're keeping that evening free and go ahead and plan to get a date and come enjoy the show.  

 

There are many lost and found items in the main office.  If you have lost glasses, jewelry, cell phones, please come in with a description and we will see if we have it.

 

Attention NEXT year's Juniors and Seniors...  The new Career and Technical Education Center is opening this fall to all 2015-16 Juniors and Seniors interested in careers in residential construction or commercial manufacturing.  There will be an important informational meeting for you and your parents to attend on March 12

at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.  During the meeting you will learn about this exceptional opportunity allowing students to explore hands-on training, skills and knowledge in commercial manufacturing or residential construction, while still enrolled at their residential school where they can participate in their school's extracurricular activities.  Dual credit can be earned for both high school completion, as well as college courses.  Free transportation is provided, if needed.  Again, the meeting  is   March 12th, from 6:30 -7:30, in the library.  We are looking forward to sharing information about this incredible program and opportunity for Salem-Keizer Juniors and Seniors!"You all should have received a postcard in the mail about these meetings the last week of January.  If you are unable to attend the meeting time at your school, you are very welcome to attend any of the meetings at the other high schools in town.  The postcard lists all of those dates.

The main office should have more copies of that card if you need one.   Thank you!

 

Are you taking advanced classes in math and science?  Have you considered a career in applied science or engineering?

The local society of engineers is putting on a tour and luncheon on Feb. 24 for students considering a career in engineering.

Please see Mr. Stuivenga in room 50 if you would for more information or to sign up.

 

Anyone interested in Lacrosse is invited to attend the Lacrosse conditioning that will be running Monday thru Friday starting now.  Here’s the schedule… Monday-mile run, Tuesday and Thursday- agility and sprinting, Wednesday- stick day, play catch, shoot around, Friday- fun day, games ( touch football, relay)  bring cleats for that.  You should plan on bringing running shoes, water, snacks. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience required.

 

Attention CELTS!!! Text the word CELTS to 89800 to get updated McNary reminders as well as offers from Big Town Hero. It's that easy! Text CELTS (that's C-E-L-T-S) to 89800!

 

Every Thursday the Dreamers’ Club meeting will be held  in Room 140 afterschool.  If you have questions talk to Ms. Reyes or Mr. Somerville.

 

Do you want to learn to talk without moving your lips learn a secret code to communicate with your friends across the room?  Then come check out the ASL club Fridays after school in room 208.

 

Do you love to watch anime or read mon-guh? Do you love cosplay, Japanese music and more? How do you feel about finding others who have the same interests? Excited? Then come down to room 53 on Thursdays after school and join... The Host Club! I mean Anime club.

 

The AWARE Club meets every Tuesday in room 156. Come join us to help us prevent human trafficking here in Keizer.  Meet us in room 156 at 2:30 to help out with a big upcoming project.

 

Latino club will be meeting on Wednesdays.  If you want to be a part of celebrating Latino culture or just work together on special projects with great students, show up to the meeting and learn more about it.  The club meets in room 144. The club has begun dance classes in Mrs. Faris's room after school and anyone can come try it out. We will have dance styles such as Cumbia, Meregue, Bachata, and any others you might want to learn. So come and join us and learn a few moves !

 

That’s all for today, but if you need more information on anything you heard today, go ahead and check out the Student Announcements page on the McNary Website at McNary.salkeiz.k12.or.us.  Announcements are posted to that site daily so be sure to keep in touch with what’s going on here at McNary.   

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